Biomimetics Millisystem Lab

BIOMIMETIC MILLISYSTEMS LAB
PEOPLE
PUBLICATIONS

Lab Facilities
lab view
Prototype processing area
microlaze
Laser micromachining system
wind tunnel
Arena for ambulation testing
force testing system
Precision force/displacement testing station

Research Tools
  Prototyping Folded Robots
  Microlaze and Thermojet
  Tactile Sensor Construction
  Pneumatic Tactile Display Fabrication
  Laser Micromachining
  Orthotweezers
  Synthetic Gecko Adhesion Bibliography
  Do-it-yourself gecko tape (ages 13 and up)
  ImageProc dsPIC33F CPU board for robot control
 

Talks
ICRA 2006 Plenary ``Challenges for Effective MilliRobots'' Movies and References
Theses
EECS Theses (list)
G. Moy, ``Bidigital Teletaction System Design and Performance'' PhD EECS 2002, pdf
K.H. Chiang, ``Limits on Microvalve Design'' PhD EECS 2000, pdf
Srinath Avadhanula, ``Design Fabrication and Control of the Micromechanical Flying Insect,'' PhD ME 2006.
Ranjana Sahai, ``Rapid prototyping of Robotic Structures on a Centimeter Scale,'' PhD ME 2006.
Jongho Lee, ``Biologically Inspired Synthetic Gecko Adhesive from Hard Polymer Microfiber Arrays,'' PhD ME 2008.
Aaron Hoover, ``Design of Minimally Actuated Legged Milli-Robots Using Compliant Mechanisms and Folding,'' PhD ME 2010.
Nicholas J. Kohut, ``Inertial and Aerodynamic Tail Steering of a Meso-scale Legged Robot,'' PhD ME May 2013.